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What Might Have Been Wednesday: Demi Moore in Flashdance

Demi Moore in Flash Dance

In honor of Demi Moore‘s birthday, we’re looking one of the actress’ early missed roles.

When casting the lead role in the 1983 movie Flashdance, Paramount narrowed the list of candidates down to three; Leslie Wing, Demi Moore and Jennifer Beals.  Rumor has it that when executives couldn’t decide who to cast, they found a group of construction workers on the lot and showed them pictures of the three finalists.  The story goes that the construction workers showed a strong preference for Beals who was ultimately cast.

What Might Have Been: Debra Winger

Debra Winger

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